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idetool

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)
Updated: Apr 21 2001
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NAME

idetool - view properties and settings of IDE drives  

SYNOPSIS

idetool

or select IDE Device Tool from the Utilities submenu of the Main Menu.  

DESCRIPTION

IDE Tool is a tool for viewing and tuning the properties and settings of IDE drives, such as IDE hard drives and CDROMs. The hard drive properties which IDE Tool shows include the model, geometry, and cache. It allows you to control drive configuration such as whether it uses DMA and IRQ unmask.

You must be root to use this utility.

For full documentation see the IDE Tool online help.

 

AUTHOR

IDE Tool was written by Alan Cox (<alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>).

This manual page was written by Jochen Voss <voss@mathematik.uni-kl.de>.

 

SEE ALSO

hdparm(8)


 

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